FedEx Express Named UAE’s Second Best Place to Work in Inaugural Great Place to Work Rankings
DUBAI, UAE, January 03, 2011— FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been ranked second in the prestigious Great Places to Work Survey (GPTW) in the UAE. The survey was the first for GPTW in the UAE, and FedEx was the only express transportation company to be among the winners. This ranking was achieved following a detailed assessment of FedEx Express by the Great Places to Work® Institute UAE.
The GPTW survey was conducted by the Great Places to Work® Institute in association with Gulf Business magazine and covers many companies across the UAE.
“FedEx is a world class company that, at its core, is all about people. We’re proud of the exceptional ability of our team members who help make each and every customer interaction unique. This is borne out in our People-Service-Profit (P-S-P) philosophy, which is based on the belief that motivated people will provide the exceptional service necessary to delight our customers which in turn will ensure profits and continued growth,” said Hamdi Osman, senior vice president, Operations, FedEx Express Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa. “We are dedicated to the principle that our people are our most important asset.”
FedEx Express has consistently featured in the list of best companies to work for in various countries across the world. In the UAE, FedEx Express has been the recipient of numerous awards over the years as a result of its leadership, quality compliance, corporate social responsibility and service excellence. In 2009, the company was awarded the Dubai Quality Award’s Excellence in Leadership certificate.
FedEx has been known throughout its long history for its globally-renowned employee relations strategy and motivation. The company encourages its team members to grow within the company and provides them with the tools necessary to develop their careers and managerial skill set within the business.
Team member motivation is also built by knowing that the company is actively listening. FedEx people policy allows team members to express their opinions and voice them in a forum that allows for open discussion and feedback. FedEx also recognizes and rewards employees who demonstrate exceptional performance that enhances the customer’s experience with FedEx.